Snow Globe Consciousness

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the National Book Award winners and Daniel Handler’s racist comments at the ceremony, Penguin Random House’s digital conservatism, the Oyster Review, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Kurgo,, Kobo, and Valiant #1.

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Links discussed in the show:

2014 National Book Awards Announced

Daniel Handler Makes Racist Remarks at National Book Award Ceremony

Oyster launches The Oyster Review 

Dan Harmon essay collection coming in 2016

CEO of Penguin Random House UK says readers don’t want subscription services

Mike Shatzkin analyzes PRH staying out of subscriptions


New books discussed in the show:

A Modern Marriage by Christy Kidd and Mark Kidd

Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, edited by Pamela Smith Hill


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